|Course Code||FA2||Unit Standard||120496||Course Title||Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace (First Aid 2)|
|Duration||4 days||Delivery Method||Notional Hours: – 15 hours Theory and 35 hours workplace assignment portfolio.|
|As per Booking Form||Includes||Learner Workbooks, pens, barrier aids, practical’s, assessment, Certificate (on successful completion)|
|Intended for||Safety Officers, appointed first aid personnel, fire team members, domestic workers, and as part of a qualification.|
Purpose: This Unit Standard will enable employees to provide primary emergency care (first aid) in response to an occupational risk induced or any health emergency in their specific workplaces.
Content: This unit standard covers the recognition and management of the following range of emergencies for adults, children and infants according to current and accepted emergency care protocols and principles:
· Rescue breathing, CPR and choking for adults, children and infants.
· Bleeding and wounds.
· Neck and spine immobilization and transportation.
· Fractures and dislocations.
· Thermal stress.
· Medical emergencies.